Protests against police violence raged on in Chicago over the weekend, with some demonstrators demanding Mayor Rahm Emanuel's resignation over the shooting of 1
Police-worn body cameras may be necessary, but we still need citizens who are brave enough to capture video of conflict.
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She bans DC cops from confiscating cell cameras or harrassing their owners.
Report on the Using Open Data Workshop (PMOD), held in Brussels in June 2012
Last week the City of Boston agreed to pay Simon Glik $170,000 in damages and legal fees to settle a civil rights lawsuit stemming from his 2007 felony arrest for videotaping police roughing up a suspect. Prior to the settlement, the First Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously ruled that Glik had a "constitutionally protected right to videotape police carrying out their duties in public." The Boston Police Department now explicitly instructs its officers not to arrest citizens openly recording them in public. Ed. note - Here in 2014 this policy has been trickling down to police departments in other major cities including D.C., Baltimore, and New York. Moreover the 2007 ruling not only still stands, but has been upheld recently in a May 2014 First Circuit ruling.
Don't treat me like an idiot," a young man in a black parka said to a police officer in Zuccotti Park, on the evening of the day after the police
The rapid expansion of a drone arms race has emerged both domestically and abroad, leaving everyone vulnerable.